Python: Context Managers
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Learn how to ensure your code performs resource cleanup with context managers.
Context managers are objects that create a runtime context where code is executed at the start and end of the context. Context managers are a Pythonic way to perform opening and closing actions such as closing files, connections, etc. This lab introduces context managers through hands-on examples and ends with the chance to practice what you've learned.
- The use case for context managers
- Creating context managers from:
- Proficient with:
- The Python runtime
- The Python language syntax
Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.